Celebrate Diversity Endowment Fund

Celebrate Diversity Endowment is a fund administered by Community Initiatives, Inc., the supporting organization of the Noble County Community Foundation Inc.  The purpose of the Fund is to offer and support culturally related programs and services that enrich the lives of the residents of Noble County by providing grants to area non-for-profits.   Celebrate Diversity encourages proposals that provide innovative approaches to community needs specific to issues of cultural awareness and education. (*NOTE: Cultural awareness refers to different ethnic groups.) Proposals should address one or more of Celebrate Diversity Project’s priority areas with a primary goal of reducing prejudice and fear regarding diverse populations:

  1. Language and communication skills
  2. Economic well-being
  3. Education including life-long learning
  4. Community Involvement

Grants will be considered in April, June, August and December.  Completed proposals need to be submitted by the following deadline dates:  March 2, May 2, July 2, and November 2.  If these dates fall on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday the application must be in our office by the Friday prior to that deadline.  All proposals must be in our office by 4:30pm on the day of the deadline.

Please follow the Foundation’s Grant Proposal Form.


Contact the Foundation

Noble County Community Foundation
1599 Lincolnway South
Ligonier, IN 46767

Phone: 260.894.3335
Fax: 260.894.9020